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Disordered Eating

Not a Universal Image: Conceptualize Your Healthy Reflection

Troy Roness | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Troy Roness

Now, the preponderance of society (in my opinion) believes that if you are male and struggle with body image issues, have an eating disorder, or speak on the issues related to your body, you are more than likely to identify as LGBT. This is absolutely not true.

Compulsive Eating At Work: How To Stop Eating At Your Desk

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Just because we live in an insane culture doesn't mean we have to be insane, too. Be the one who doesn't do it and see what happens. Someone has to be the one who says, 'I'm not going to do it this way. I deserve more.'"

Not Funny: What Happens When A Comedian Gets Agoraphobia?

Sara Benincasa | Posted 04.29.2012 | Women
Sara Benincasa

"Also I have panic attacks," I added quickly. "And I'm afraid of cars and buses and trains and planes. I mean, I rode in a car today but I really didn't want to."

3 In 4 Young Women Suffer From Disordered Eating

Susan Liddy, M.A., P.C.C., C.P.C.C. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Liddy, M.A., P.C.C., C.P.C.C.

More common, but lesser-known, is a phenomenon called "disordered eating." Although disordered eating is considered less serious than eating disorders or obesity, it can lead to both.

It's Not "Liarexia," It's Disordered Eating

Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.05.2011 | Women
Stephanie Marcus

"Liar-rexic" is the Daily Mail's catchy new term for women who in public appear to have hearty appetites but greatly restrict their calories in privat...

Is it Unhealthy To Be Too Obsessed With Health?

Dana Ullman | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A growing number of people are becoming more than concerned about their health; they are becoming obsessed with it.

Eating Disorder Causation: A Call For More Research

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

I don't think we will ever be able to know exactly why an eating disorder develops in one person and not another. However, I do think it always helps to be curious about one's family -- whether there is an eating disorder crisis or not.

Children with Eating Disorders: Are Parents to Blame?

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

Every family should take a look at itself and see what is working and what isn't, to allow for growth, independence, intimacy and exchange with all family members.

A Teachable Moment? Marie Claire Blogger's Commentary on "Fat People"

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Can we turn Maura Kelly's "disgust" in "fat people" into a teachable moment?

Why I Don't Hate Barbie Anymore

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Barbie, as beautiful as she is, has had a tough life. She's not well liked by everyone. In fact, Barbie has taken a lot of heat for damaging women's body images, or at least being a symbol for it.

Another Photoshop Debacle

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Here we go again. Didn't we learn anything from the Ralph Lauren photoshopping incident last year? See a clip of Crystal Renn, a "plus sized model" discussing her outrage at being made to look thinner in a recent photo shoot.

The Price of Beauty (Part II)

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

On The Price of Beauty, Jessica Simpson discussed the scary and dangerous part of the fashion world -- the enormous pressure to be thin.

Photoshopping Hall of Shame

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Susan Albers

Welcome to the photoshop hall of shame courtesy of Newsweek entitled, "Unattainable Beauty" (Click Here). It's likely that you heard about the Ralph L...

Girl 'Bullied' Into Anorexia, Mom Says

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

PITTSBURGH — A woman has filed what experts believe is a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Public Schools, claiming her daughter deve...